Encourage baby to grow up to look out for others with this lyrical baby name. Alessia, a girl's name with Italian origins, means "defender." This name's strong meaning pairs perfectly with its soft sound, thanks to that double "s" sound in the middle. If your little girl wants to find someone famous with the same name, point her in the direction of Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Alessia Cara.

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